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" Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies. "
The Works of Lord Morley - Page 145
by John Morley - 1921
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 193

1901
...Anabaptist. ' But shall that,' said Cromwell, ' render him incapable to serve the public ? . . . Sir, the ' State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their ' opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that ' satisfies.' The truth is that Cromwell was a practical...
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Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches, with elucidations by T. Carlyle

Oliver Cromwell - 1850
...pleased to use them kindly, you would find as good a fence to you as any you have yet chosen. Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with...
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Footsteps of our forefathers

James Goodeve Miall - 1851
...Are you sure of that ? Admit he be, shall that render bim incapable to serve the public?"* *" Sir, the state, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it — that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with...
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History of Civilization in England, Volume 1

Henry Thomas Buckle - Civilization - 1857
...recently printed in Carlyle's Cromwell, vol. i. pp. 201, 202, 8vo, 1846. In it Cromwell writes, " Sir, the state, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies." See additional proof in Carwitheris...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 3

David Masson - 1873
...had written to Crawford on one occasion, when an Anabaptist colonel had been put under disgrace, " the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no " notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to " serve it, that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with...
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Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches: including the supplement ..., Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1859
...pleased to use them kindly, you would find as good a fence to you as any you have yet chosen. Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their * 11 March (Cooper, iii., 371 ; details in Neal, ii., 79-89). opimons ; if they be willing faithfully...
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: Including the Supplement ..., Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1860
...pleased to use them kindly, you would find as good a feni c to you as any you have yet chosen. Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opimons ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies, I advised you formerly to...
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 1

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1861
...pleased to use them kindly, you would find as good a fence to you as any you have yet chosen. Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with...
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History of Civilization in England, Volume 1

Henry Thomas Buckle - 1857
...recently printed in Carlyle's Cromwell, vol. i. pp. 201, 202, 8vo, 1846. In it Cromwell writes, " Sir, the state, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies." See additional proof in Carwithen's...
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A Campaigner at Home

1865 - 367 pages
...'the previous question.' It had left him tolerant indeed, and ready to say, with the Protector, ' Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions : if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies ; ' but I do not know that this tolerant...
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